Fr. Z has a great post on this that I hope you'll read. Here's the beginning:
You probably saw my post Sister explains the situation. Spittle-flecked nutty, bullying, intimidation ensue.
Sr. Jane Laurel, OP, gave a talk at a Catholic High School. Hell broke loose.If you want to sample her talks, go HERE. Her talk at the High School was “Masculinity & Femininity:
Don't you love it. You can be a heretic who doesn't believe in the Resurrection and assaults the Blessed Mother like Anthony Tambasco and be welcomed in my diocese. You can be a pro-abort politician and laugh and guffaw in photo ops with "princes" of the Church or receive Communion sacrilegiously..... Well, enough of my rant. Sister got the Saul Alinsky treatment, as Father points out. Her suffering will no doubt make her holier and, in the long run, be a source of sanctification for others. In the meantime, it's just plain disheartening and frustrating. God bless you, Sister. Many people are praying for you!Difference & Gift”. Presentations with that title are on that website. Listen to a few. At the High School, Sister included comments about homosexuality, divorce and single parents. Some people lost their minds. Read more here.I suspect that what happened, to build this up into such a thing, is that parents heard vague reports – I say vague because teens are such great sources of accuracy in reporting – about her remarks from their politically-correctly conditioned children and, stung in conscience, got out the pitchforks and torches. [Read more...]